Archives for February 2015

Felting: Add Color & Texture the Easy Way!

The good thing about being snowed in is that I’ve finally been able to do a little wet felting again. It’s so relaxing for me. I get lost in the luscious fibers and colors! Over my years of teaching wet felting, I’ve had many people say that they don’t know what colors to put together. […]

Have no fear of Perfection …

“Have no fear of perfection, you’ll never reach it” – Salvador Dali Do you worry that what you put out is not good enough? Could it be better? I think we all struggle with this, don’t you? It seems that especially Artists and Makers fear putting ourselves out there. What if they won’t like it? […]

DIY Lotion Bars and Lip Balm Recipe

Have you ever looked … really looked at the ingredient list on a simple bottle of lotion? What the heck are all those things anyway? And I don’t know if you’ve noticed but there are some lotions and lip balms which seem to make my skin worse. The cool thing is, we have a choice. […]

Take a Risk!

“Risks must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing” – Leo Buscaglia Leo Buscaglia, one of my favorite motivational authors! It’s so tempting to play it safe, isn’t it? Much easier to walk the known path than to put yourself out there in the open and risk failure … ridicule. […]

Be Yourself….

“Be Yourself. Everyone else is already taken!” by Oscar Wilde This quote means a lot to me, not only personally, but as a fiber artist and now blogger. We all have moments of inferiority… feeling that we are not enough. And as makers, we hit dry spells in our creativity. The temptation may be to […]

14 Fun Crafts for Valentine’s Day

Love it or not, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! I found some really fun and easy Valentine craft ideas to share with you from gifts to home decor. The best part is that all of these projects are budget friendly! You probably have most of the supplies onhand already such as buttons, old […]

A little Creativity and Inspiration

‘You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.’ – Maya Angelou So true! Have you ever noticed new ideas popping into your mind while you are working on a project? That’s usually when I get inspiration for new felted pieces or yarn colors. And the beauty is that Creativity is […]